Translator chooses paintbrush over pen

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Translator chooses paintbrush over pen

Prominent literary translator Trinh Lu, whose translations include Life of Pi, Norwegian Wood, The Centaur in the Garden, has revealed a new talent, painting, at an ongoing exhibit in Ha Noi.

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Smooth sailing

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Smooth sailing

Artists perform at the annual Lim Quan Ho (Love Duets) Singing Festival held in Lim Town in northern province of Bac Ninh yesterday.

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Old Saigon seen by young architect

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VietnamNet English 10 hour(s) ago

Old Saigon seen by young architect

A young architect in HCMC has released a drawings book which features the beautiful traits of the city.

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Expert urges Vietnam traditions to spare animals by embracing symbolic 'slaughter'

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Báo Dân Trí English 22 hour(s) ago

Expert urges Vietnam traditions to spare animals by embracing symbolic 'slaughter'

Growing international out cry over animal cruelty in traditional Vietnamese rituals has led one expert to suggest they become more symbolic events by using paper representations rather than actual living creatures.

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Numerous visitors flock to love duet singing festival

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Numerous visitors flock to love duet singing festival

Thousands of people from different localities across Vietnam have flocked to Tien Du district in northern Bac Ninh province to attend the Lim festival which is dedicated to Quan Ho (love duet singing), part of the world’s intangible cultural heritage.

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Vietnam’s first poem video debuted

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 23 hour(s) ago

Vietnam’s first poem video debuted

A poem video has just been unveiled for the first time in Vietnam by a journalist.

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Vietnamese model to appear on Vogue Italy

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Vietnamese model to appear on Vogue Italy

The first runner-up of Vietnam’s Next Top Model 2012 contest Kha My Van will appear on the Italian Vogue- a world’s leading fashion magazine.

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Kovalevskaya 2014 awards honour Vietnamese scientists

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Kovalevskaya 2014 awards honour Vietnamese scientists

The annual Kovalevskaya 2014 awards, honouring outstanding female scientists, will be presented on March 7 in Hanoi, according to the Vietnam Women’s Union.

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First Vietnamese model to appear on Vogue Italy

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First Vietnamese model to appear on Vogue Italy

The first runner-up of Vietnam’s Next Top Model 2012 contest Kha My Van will appear on the Italian Vogue- a world’s leading fashion magazine. She has begun her career as a professional model in Milan, Italy.

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Tiny shops cling to Hanoi of old - and prosper

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Tiny shops cling to Hanoi of old - and prosper

Hanoi's Old Quarter, with its mix of centuries of architecture and families that have lived there for generations, is a popular draw for tourists and locals alike, mostly curious about the many tiny shops, some only a few square metres, that squeeze out on to the streets.

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Microsoft calls for 2015 Challenge for Change entries

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Microsoft calls for 2015 Challenge for Change entries

Microsoft is inviting youth ages 13-25 to submit entries for the company’s annual YouthSpark Challenge for Change contest, a global competition that encourages young people to consider how they can use Microsoft technology and YouthSpark resources to create positive social change in their communities.

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Photo of Vietnamese war veterans shortlisted for Sony World Award

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Photo of Vietnamese war veterans shortlisted for Sony World Award

VietNamNet Bridge – A photo of Vietnamese war veterans taken by Spanish photographer Sergio Diaz had its name on the shortlist of the Sony World Photography Awards 2015.

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Impressive cultural, arts young faces

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Impressive cultural, arts young faces

In the field of arts in Vietnam last year, music and cinema took first place in winning the hearts of the Vietnamese public, with many young faces who strived for achievement and continually created works leaving a deep impression on Vietnamese art lovers.

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Thi Cam villagers take part in traditional rice cooking contest

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Thi Cam villagers take part in traditional rice cooking contest

Thi Cam villagers in Bac Tu Liem district, Hanoi eagerly took part in a traditional rice cooking contest held in the courtyard of the village’s communal house on February 26.

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Nine dishes foreign tourists should not miss in Vietnam

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Nine dishes foreign tourists should not miss in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Banh mi, pho bo, cao lau, banh xeo, and che are the dishes praised by foreign visitors for their special taste.

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